Book for reference
Andreas, Peter. Border Games: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide, Second Edition.Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009.
Course Objective – Analyze the complexities of the international border:
1) Is current immigration policy seriously treated as a national security issue? How was it treated prior to 9/11?
2) What does open, but closed borders mean?
3) What does Customs border authority entail?
4) What is the functional equivalent of the border?